Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Help…I want to get inky!!!!

I purchased this Heidi Swapp Archival ink a couple of weeks ago as it was on sale and I wanted to try it out.
I thought buy it on sale and if I like it I will go back and get some of her other colours….I love her paper and mist colours :)
Sounds like a good plan right…right?






















There is only one problem…I can't open the darn thing.
At first I thought maybe there was some tape along the one end.
So I ran my scissors along the opening where the lid and the bottom of the container touch, thinking I would cut the tape.
Funny thing is…there isn't any tape there, lol.
I can run my finger nail in-between the lid and bottom, even though it is really tight and I ruined my manicure, teehee.
It seems that it is attached inside the ink container.
I am really reefing on this thing in this photo.
Has anyone else had this problem?
And if you have, how had you fixed it?






















I made another ATC today.
I love how this one turned out!!!!
I would love to share them with you…and I will, but they are for a swap I am in and would like the recipient to receive them before I share them on my blog :)

I hope you all had a creative Wednesday :)

Tracy :)

14 comments:

  1. Oh that's not good, no fun when you want to play. Just take it back to the shop you got it from and exchange for a good one. :)

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  2. I know the Memento ink pad is also hard to open, but I have never had it not open. Perhaps emailing the company that makes it and tell them of your problem they might send a new one, Looking forward to seeing your ATCs.

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  3. I would say take it back and get another one

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  4. Oh no, that stinks, Tracy! I bought 6 of her ink pads when I found out they were marked down and all are fine. I hope you'll be able to exchange it.

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  5. what a bummer
    hope you can fix it

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  6. Be like a bird- go somewhere high and throw it to the ground. (Sounds like a good plan to me!) Haha

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  7. Flip it on its side and take a hammer to it. Or take it to a craft store and get them to open it.

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  8. That is so crazy! It's a really pretty color ... ;)

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  9. Oh my! :( definitely take it back! Even if you pry it open, you want to be able to get it to stay shut well to keep the ink in good shape!

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  10. Yeah I'm thinking it's a fluke. :-( I have to admit to kind of liking Nicole's hammer idea though. :-)

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  11. Hope you were able to get into it in the end :-)

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  12. Frustrating!! Hope you were able to take it back and return it for one that can actually open up.

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  13. Oh my gosh! Did you get it open? Or did you have to get a new one?

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Leave me some love and I will return it right back to you :)